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We respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our job easier. But sometimes, we have no idea what they are talking about. So after a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites. 

Man Steals Greyhound Bus To Visit Friend
Dec 27 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

Okay, this is actually an amazing story -- you should read every word. In case you don't want to, the slightly longer-than-a-tweet summary goes something like this: Man spots Greyhound bus in a cold parking lot, enters said bus seeking warmth, realizes it's still running, decides to visit a friend 70 miles away by driving to the bus to that friend's house. Greyhound realizes the bus went missing, disables the engine through some sort of amazing remote kill switch, landing the bus stealer in jail. In conclusion, don't ever steal a bus. It's super conspicuous. And don't mess with Greyhound, either. You don't know what they got.

Watch an elf breakdance for Newt Gingrich and other terrible Christmas campaign VIDEOS:
Dec 27 via SocialFlowFavoriteRetweetReply

Sigh, Slate. Sigh. All we wanted for Christmas was for you to stop using all caps to announce the obvious. We doubted that watching an elf breakdance for Newt -- admittedly, an amazing sight to behold -- would involve an animated gif. That said, we'd like to see somebody animate that gif!

Man busted for smuggling snakes on a plane

Dec 27 via The Huffington PostFavoriteRetweetReply

This is the tweet that HuffPost's social media editor was born to write. If it didn't happen in 2011, it would've happened in 2012, 2013 or even 2113. But it just happened. HuffPost social media editor, you may now retire with honor.

The new murder capital of the world:

Dec 27 via SocialFlowFavoriteRetweetReply

File under: tweets you should've visualized before tweeting. Nobody wants to read a newspaper that also appears to enjoy its new status as murder capital of the world. In related news: it's Honduras by a horrifying margin.

Dec 27 via DrudgeFavoriteRetweetReply


Other tweets to articles we want to read include: PUTIN HOLDS GENTLE. (Click that; you won't regret it.)

Sheriff vows to fix ID errors that put hundreds in jail by mistake

Dec 27 via HootSuiteFavoriteRetweetReply


This is encouraging news about America.

Donald Trump is the sixth most-admired man in America #depressingtweets
Dec 27 via Safari on iOSFavoriteRetweetReply


This is deeply, deeply discouraging news about America. Also, mankind.


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